Reported Annual Crime In Long Beach

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLong Beach/100k peopleMississippi/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime372n/a (estimate)2,3683,0492,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLong Beach/100k peopleMississippi/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.08.05.3
Rape0n/a0.042.740.4
Robbery3n/a19.180.2102.8
Assault8n/a50.9149.6248.5
Violent crime11n/a (estimate)70281386
Burglary62n/a394.7781.4468.9
Theft290n/a1,846.21,842.11,745.0
Vehicle theft9n/a57.3144.7236.9
Property crime361n/a (estimate)2,2982,7682,451
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Long Beach, MS is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Long Beach, MS. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Long Beach, MS averages 22% lower than the rest of Mississippi while the rate of crime on a national scale is 17% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Long Beach, MS is 75% lower than the average rate of crime in Mississippi and 82% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 17% lower than the remainder of the state of Mississippi and 6% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Long Beach, MS area.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Lyman, MS2,18759580638
Diamondhead, MS8,2751081,0701,178
Henderson Point, MS981131,1181,231
Bay St. Louis, MS10,3131871,8462,033
DeLisle, MS9962072,0502,257
Pass Christian, MS4,9571762,6362,812
Waveland, MS6,4632664,6694,936
Long Beach, MS15,224702,2982,368

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Long Beach is 17% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.49 daily crimes that occur in Long Beach.
  • Long Beach is safer than 62% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Long Beach you have a 1 in 43 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Long Beach has increased by 8%.

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Daily Crime In Long Beach (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Long Beach, MS is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Mississippi and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Long Beach, MS are 1.29 times less than the Mississippi average and 1.20 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Long Beach, MS are 4.01 times less than than Mississippi and 5.52 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Long Beach, MS are 1.20 times less than than Mississippi and 1.07 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Long Beach (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Long Beach, MS in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Mississippi as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Long Beach, MS to other cities in the state and across the country, Long Beach, MS is 89% safer than other cities of Mississippi and 62% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Mississippi cities and all around the United States, Long Beach, MS has a ranking of above average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Long Beach, MS crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Long Beach

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Long Beach is 1 in 1429
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Long Beach is 1 in 44
The chance of being a victim of crime in Long Beach is 1 in 43
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Long Beach, MS? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Long Beach, MS, then there is a 1 in 1429 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 44. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 43 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Long Beach, MS.

Year Over Year Crime In Long Beach (per 100,000 people)

The year over year crime rate for Long Beach, MS is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Long Beach, MS has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 22% in Long Beach, MS, while property crimes in Long Beach, MS have increased by 9%. Crimes in total for Long Beach, MS have increased by 8% year over year.

Long Beach police department

ItemLong BeachMississippiNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)504,806556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.33.83.3
There are a total of 50 Long Beach police officers. This results in 3.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 13.3% less than the Mississippi average and 1.1% greater than the National average.

Sex offenders in Mississippi

StateTotal offendersMississippi /100KNational /100K
Mississippi8,337286222
There are a total of 8,337 sex offenders in Mississippi. This yields a total of 286 sex offenders in Mississippi per 100,000 residents which is 29% greater than the national average.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
West University Place, TX15,22356835891
Republic, MO15,2222102,2382,448
Vandalia, OH15,220932,1762,269
North New Hyde Park, NY15,230179736915
Payson, AZ15,2343582,4692,827
Long Beach, MS15,224702,2982,368
Source: The Long Beach, MS crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.